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Yorʹick

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The King of Denmark’s jester, “a fellow of infinite jest and most excellent fancy.” (Hamlet, v. 1.) In Tristram Shandy Sterne introduces a clergyman of that name, meant for himself.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Yorks (a Stock-Exchange term)
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